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When Are Lemon-Coconut Bars Not a Good Idea?

When Are Lemon-Coconut Bars Not a Good Idea?
Shortbread crust + fresh lemon curd + toasted coconut shavings = a treat that’s never not a good idea. Click through to Freutcake for the lemon coconut bar recipe!

What You’ll Need

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  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • sweetened shredded coconut ( 3/4 cup )
  • whole graham crackers ( 2 )
  • unsalted butter, room temperature ( 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) )
  • powdered sugar ( 1/3 cup )
  • all-purpose flour ( 1 cup )
  • vanilla extract ( 3/4 teaspoon )
  • Kosher salt ( 1/8 teaspoon )
  • egg yolks ( 12 large )
  • eggs ( 4 large )
  • sugar ( 2 cups )
  • finely grated lemon zest ( 3/4 cup (from about 8 lemons) )
  • fresh lemon juice ( 1 1/3 cups )
  • chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes ( 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) )
  • canned unsweetened coconut milk or heavy cream ( 1/2 cup )
  • large egg yolks ( 12 )
  • large eggs ( 4 )
  • finely grated lemon zest (from about 8 lemons) ( 3/4 cup (8 lemons) )
Ready to make? Find out how onFreutcake